Help and Advice on Moving house

Read our wide range of articles on moving house, updating your rented homes and dealing with estate agent.

What is the 95% mortgage scheme?

In April 2021, the government launched a mortgage scheme that lets users buy a house with a 5% deposit. So, how does the scheme work?

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Mortgages

Can I get a mortgage if I'm over 50?

It can be scary to feel like time is against you when it comes to getting a mortgage, or remortgaging your home. So is age really just a number in this case?

Mortgages

Shared Ownership mortgages explained

Looking to buy a Shared Ownership property, but not sure how the mortgage will work? We explain it here.

First Time Buyers, Mortgages, Shared Ownership

Can you get a mortgage with bad credit?

If you’ll need a mortgage to buy your property but you’ve got a bad credit history, there are options.

Conveyancing, Mortgages

How does credit card debt affect getting a mortgage?

If you’re going to need a mortgage to buy your property, your debts should be the first thing you think about.

Mortgages

How to build good credit

Having a good credit score is vital if you want to secure a mortgage – but how do you build good credit?

First Time Buyers, Mortgages

Best credit cards for First Time Buyers

Credit cards can be a great way to improve your credit score, but how do you know which one to go for?

First Time Buyers, Mortgages

How to choose a good mortgage broker

Having a mortgage broker can help you to sift through the competitive market of mortgages and find the best deal for you. But how do you choose the right mortgage broker to suit your needs?

Mortgages

How do I get a mortgage?

A step-by-step guide to the process of getting a mortgage!

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Mortgages